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the honor and privilege to interview william weld. thank you for joining us today. please tell us how you came to be involved with the inquiry. >> i got a call in the fall of 1973. i was an associate at a law firm in boston. asking me if i would be interested in interviewing for a job on the impeachment staff. at that point, it hadn't really gotten off the ground. i said, no, i have to stay on until i make partner. and then i called back in 15 seconds and said i made a grave mistake. can i still interview? he said, yes. so i had a telephone interview with sam garrison, running the republican side of the staff, not yet fully unified. some thought it never was. i went down, met with sam, had a good interview with him. and i was engaged to come in quite shortly thereafter and reported for duty in december 1973. >> tell us a little bit about -- first of all, about sam garrison. give us a word picture of him, please. >> he was a devoted family man. i think from the south. from richmond. and he worked like a tiger. slept in on sunday mornings but that was about it. he and i had a good personal
we left it. >> and it sounds very much to us like that is the man who owned the home. we can't independently verify that because this was shot by the neighbor. the media was not allowed in. this is remarkable video. this is the first time we are seeing the damage first-hand as the families go back to the area. jim spellman is in colorado springs. we will talk to him later on about this. everything that is happening in just a little while, 5:30 eastern time. >>> heat as well as gusty winds are an issue for firefighters battling the wildfires near colorado springs. the weather conditions have kept some from going to see the conditions. for the one whose are going back fire officials are warning them to stay vigilant. >> as you repopulate these areas you will see smoke. you will not see the firefighters but they are there. >> the waldo canyon fire has destroyed nearly 350 homes and burned more than 1,700 acres. >>> temperatures rising and power lines down around much of the northeast. >> powers out. anything goes. >> i guess a light moment in what could be a very serious situati
to invite professor rotunda to close us out. [ applause ] >> thank you very much, kevin. this is i think -- the reception is at 5:00 down stairs and we never -- i don't want to keep from you that so i'll try to be pithy. 40 years ago strange phrases became creeping into our national vocabular ka bcabularv. stone waulg. the big enchilada. fbi director earl patrick gray let him twist slowly in the wind. john dean tells nixon there's a cancer on the presidency. these phrases and expletive deleted was another one and smoking gun. since then a lot of scandals have picked up the gate, billygate, iran-contragate. monicagate. wikipedia lists hundred gate scandals, including bart and homer simpson. so we look up to watergate to remember, people forget, for you it's all distant history. i recall the 25th anniversary there was a man on street interview in champagne, illinois where i lived and they asked the young college student what was watergate about? oh, some president resign. lyndon johnson, richard nixon, one of those two. we can laugh but it's easy to forget. a poll in germany showed that 20
this weekend. watching the forecast for us, meteorologist justin, the heatwave taking up most of the nation's weather map. >> that's right. of course we expect hot temperatures this time of the year heading into week two of summer officially. we don't like to see this much heat, temperatures breaking records from denver, colorado eastbound to atlanta, georgia up into the upper 100s this afternoon. a clash of the air masses has fueled these giant clusters of storms. yesterday's cluster historic. these have been rolling quickly east and southeast cooler to the north warmth and humidity to the south, clash of the air masses dangerous recipe for severe weather. >> harris: we heard our correspondent in colorado saying cooler temperatures helped. not everybody is as hot as everybody else right now. >> that's right. the core of the heat is centered across the plain states slicing throughout the deep south. we will see some of this heat retreat and build back into the front rages not good news also aided by low relative humidity and dry thunderstorms. we need the rain throughout colorado and new me
lucky. >> the police tcheef tells us it could take up to a week to restore power. meantime folks here hoping their power comes on much sooner. it's too hot to be without their air conditioning, they tul tell us. they say the village -- village will open up cooling centers if need be. >> thank you. coming up at 9:00, the latest on the wildfires in colorado and one woman's emotional escape from the flames. >> plus, republicans blast the supreme court ruling on the president's health care plan in their weekly address. >> and father pfleger has been given a new role within the community. >> hot and a chance for strong thunderstorms tomorrow. i'll have details and the forecast still ahead. and there's lots of cool stuff happening with progressive mobile. great! tyler here will show you everything. check out our new mobile app. now you can use your phone to scan your car's vin or take a picture of your license. it's an easy way to start a quote. watch this -- flo, can i see your license? no. well, all right. thanks. okay, here we go. whoa! no one said "che
are joined by mike sidell in washington. what can you tell us? >> good evening. by the way atlanta set an all time high of 106. we thought it would get a couple of degrees cooler. hit 106. it took the city 32 years to break that all time record but only one day to tie it. in oo louisville, kentucky four consecutive days with 100 degree heat. in south carolina the heat index of 116. planning a break on monday with temperatures still 5 to 10 dgz above average. on july 4th the core of heat shifts west. on friday storms knocked out power to 200,000 customers in chicago. winds were clocked at 80 miles per hour. it is much smaller and showing no signs of growth both promising signs. if they make it to d.c. it would be after midnight if they make it here. they would be much weaker. >> thanks so much. >>> out west tonight firefighters are gaining ground on that massive wildfire burning in colorado. at this hour 57 major fires are still burning across the country. 50 of them west of the mississippi. the fire near colorado springs torched homes and prompted thousands of evacuations. tonight some evacue
. >> six u.s. presidents? >> six in contention in one way or another. as several people have sent. yes, i know that. but if he is not dead, he is the nominee and the president of the united states. he sends his secretary of state to the convention to stampede the convention. about idea. >> he wanted the nomination. and of course, harding, coolidge, hoover, wins two democratic primaries come fdr is on the ticket a device -- as a vice presidential candidate. you have this and so much else going on with the league of nations and every other thing. 1960, well, we move on from that to where you have three titanic personalities. we don't have six, but we have three of the biggest namebrand and presidential personalities ever. kennedy, nixon, johnson, so very different. so different in terms of dynastic or just personal, and something which, i think resonates so much with the folks and reading books today. 1948, that is a great cliffhanger. we love to listen to the experts. we'd love to get the weather reports. and they are always wrong and the polls are always wrong, and the experts are always
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